Category: Storage & Hard Drives
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 3 Gb/s per port
Operating System: Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), Novell NetWare 6.5,
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.2.0 Build 12415 / 12 Jun 2007
The 4 port controller ICP5045BL has support for next gen PCIe connectivity technology and SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) and SATA (Serial ATA) drives. It delivers high performance and affordability for users that need storage flexibility. This port controller's RAID levels include JBOD, 60, 50, 10, 6, 5EE, 5, 1e, 1 and 0. It also features Snapshot Backup and Copyback Hot Spare functions. Its form factor is in the MD2 low profile range and will efficiently fit into various servers such as blade, high density and rack mount servers. The ICP5045BL controller leverages high capacity and cost effective SAS and SATA drives or together, in one simplified storage system. Users can likewise scale up to a maximum of 60 TB by using 500 GB drives to enhance the performance of SAS and SATA storage with the ICP5045BL device. This tool can be used by small to mid range servers and workstations.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The ICP5045BL device supports the Microsoft Windows operating system platforms XP, Vista, Server 2003 and 2000, the (RHEL) RedHat Enterprise Linux and the (SLES) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. It also has support for SCO OpenServer, Novell NetWare 6.5, Sun Solaris 10 x68, FreeBSD and UnixWare. This device features a card that has 256 MB of DDR2 memory, while a battery component is optional. It also comes with the ICP Storage Manager which offers users a centralized and one view management for ICP RAID controllers. System environments supported by the ICP5045BL device includes the AMD64, EM64T and Intel IA32. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ICP5045BL errors before installing any driver updates.